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educator , researcher , veterinary microbiologist

Elie Kamil Barbour, Lebanese, American veterinary microbiologist, researcher, educator. Graduate Study fellow University Minnesota, 1986-1988; research grantee Lebanese National Research Council, since 1993, University Research Board/American University Beirut, since 1993.


Barbour, Elie Kamil was born on July 22, 1950 in Kfarchima, Baabda, Lebanon. Came to the United States, 1985. Son of Kamil Bichara and Odette Youssef (Beyrouty) Barbour.


Bachelor of Science, American University Beirut, 1971. Master of Science, American University Beirut, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1988.


Animal science specialist Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1977-1985. Educator, researcher University Minnesota, St. Paul, 1986-1988. Technical director Brinton Laboratories, Inc., Willmar, Minnesota, 1988-1992.

Chairman department animal science American University Beirut, since 1992. Advisor to dean Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, American University Beirut, since 1995, academy coordinator extension programs, since 1994, academy affair committee, since 1992. Member national agricultural strategy International Services for National Agricultural Research, The Netherlands/Lebanon, 1994-1995.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor 50 articles to professional journals.


Member community service Knights of Columbus, Willmar, 1989-1992. Head welcoming committee St. Mary, Willmar, 1989-1992. Member community planning Rotary, Willmar, 1990-1992.

Head wild life Greenline, Beirut, 1992-1995. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors, International Goat Association, Lebanese Association for the Advancement of Science, World Poultry Science.


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, camping, swimming, cross country skiing, music.


Married Marcelle Elie Nseir, August 9, 1979. Children: Kamil, Jean.

Kamil Bichara Barbour

Odette Youssef (Beyrouty) Barbour

Marcelle Elie Nseir

Kamil Barbour

Jean Barbour